Confessions of a Cockney Temple Dancer - Altered Skin, followed by a Q&A
In a bedazzling mix of comedy, theatre and dance, Shane Shambhu reveals his journey from a ‘fat kid’ in the cultural melting pot of East London to international performer.
From being an unlikely Indian-dance student to a ‘rude boy’, and a marketing manager to international performer, his story reflects on how race, language, cultures and identity have defined him and his career.
Told through a fresh and captivating blend of comedy, impeccable characterisations and mesmerising dance, he rips up ideas of race, language and culture, re-imagining them to leave you with gestures of hope.
This is no Bollywood rags to riches story; this is the real deal.
"An effective comedian... his pathos and timing are spot on." Edinburgh Guide
Directed and performed by Shane Shambhu, Written by Shane Shambhu and Jonathan Lichtenstein
Genre: Dance and comedy theatre
Ticket price: £10
This performance will be followed by a Q&A with the artists.
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